German Desk

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Colombia is one of Germany’s most important trading partners. German companies currently operate approximately 2,350 branches in Colombia, employing a total of some 330,000 staff. Germany, in turn, is home to approximately 1,250 subsidiaries of Colombian firms, which employ approximately 290,000 people.

When it comes to ensuring commercial success abroad, the importance of professional, reliable guidance in legal, tax- and audit-related queries and projects is not to be underestimated. Whether at home, abroad, and not least at the interface between countries.

The Mazars Colombia Services team, led by Carlos A. Molano (Managing Partner), and the German Desk is led by Constance Mari Doischer (Mazars Colombia) and Lutz Beck (Mazars Germany), comprises German and Colombia lawyers, tax and corporate consultants and auditors. The services are designed to meet the specific needs of German companies doing business in Colombia and Colombian companies doing business in Germany.

They predominately cover advice on all aspects of importing and exporting, founding offices and company acquisitions abroad. However, Mazars also offers a portfolio of basic recurring services for everything from payroll and financial accounting to annual financial statements, tax returns and company audits.

Areas covered by the Mazars Colombia Services at a glance

Starting out

  • Establishing business premises
  • Founding a company
  • Company acquisitions
  • Joint ventures

Optimising tax payments

  • International tax structuring
  • Transfer pricing
  • Value added tax and customs

Safeguarding rights

  • Contract law
  • Corporate law
  • Trademark and IT law
  • Real estate

Managing staff

  • Global mobility and personnel deployment
  • HR management
  • Payroll accounting
  • Employment law

Meeting obligations

  • Value added tax and customs
  • Financial accounting
  • Controlling and reporting
  • Annual financial statements
  • Tax returns
  • Global, software-supported project and deadline management

Assessing and managing risks

  • Statutory audits
  • Voluntary audits
  • Internal audits
  • Risk, compliance and responsibility
  • Human rights

Maximum quality is guaranteed when Mazars supports your company in both countries. But we also provide the same level of dedication if you only need us as your professional partner in a single country, for individual projects that require specific expertise or are urgent, or for situations where you need a qualified second opinion. 

Mazars’ services are characterised by close connections, direct communication and our advisors’ commitment to providing world class, pragmatic and clear solutions from a single source for all of our clients. Our pricing structure is completely transparent and tailored to your needs.

Contact us to find out more. We look forward to hearing from you.

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German Desk - DE

Kolumbien zählt zu den wichtigsten Wirtschaftspartnern Deutschlands. Deutsche Unternehmen unterhalten ca. 1.400 Niederlassungen in Italien, die vor Ort insgesamt ca. 178.000 Mitarbeiter beschäftigen. In Deutschland wiederum sind ca. 600 Töchter Kolumbianisch Unternehmen niedergelassen, die hier ca. 96.000 Arbeitnehmer unter Vertrag haben.